Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Transcultural Nursing
NSGD 3036 Transcultural Nursing
Prerequisites:Enrolment in the RPN to BScN Blended Learning Program, all RPN to BScN courses at the 2000 level with a minimum grade of 60% or SAT; BIOL 2116
Hours:Twelve weeks of online instruction for one term.
Description:This course focuses on an examination of the influences of culture on client responses to health, health challenges and nursing care. Cultural assessments with particular emphasis on Canadian cultural groups and the use of these assessments in planning and implementing culturally congruent care will be explored. Examination of cultural meanings on areas such as time, health, food and rituals will be completed.